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Glossen (https://blogs.dickinson.edu/glossen/) announces its December 2022 issue, which initiates a four-volume series of teaching materials on four Wenderomane. These volumes include scholarly articles, interviews, bibliographies, ideas for discussion, reception, and biographies associated with four lesser-known novels about the Wende. All four volumes are accompanied by references, videos, glossaries, and other materials about the period of reunification.
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Hidden Figures: Blackness and Black Experiences in East Germany
DEFA Film Library
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Emily C. Bruce. Revolutions at Home: The Origin of Modern Childhood and the German Middle Class. Childhoods: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Children and Youth Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2021. Illustrations. 224 pp.
Kira Thurman. Singing Like Germans: Black Musicians in the Land of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 368 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5984-0.
Reviewed by Jeremy Zima (Wisconsin Lutheran College) Published on H-German (January, 2023) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)
Jean-Michel Johnston. Networks of Modernity: Germany in the Age of the Telegraph, 1830-1880. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 304 pp. $80.75 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-19-259894-3; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-885688-7.
Reviewed by Robert Radu (Universität Bonn) Published on H-German (October, 2022) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)
Helen Roche. The Third Reich's Elite Schools: A History of the Napolas. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. 544 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-872612-8.
Reviewed by Tim Mueller (Chester and Fourth) Published on H-German (September, 2022) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)
Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=58077
Julia E. Ault. Saving Nature under Socialism: Transnational Environmentalism in East Germany, 1968-1990. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. xiii + 262 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-316-51914-1.
Reviewed by Tobias Huff (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz) Published on H-German (August, 2022) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)
William L, Patch. Christian Democratic Workers and the Forging of German Democracy, 1920-1980. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 340 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42411-0.
Reviewed by James Chappel Published on H-German (July, 2022) Commissioned by Matthew Unangst (SUNY Oneonta)
Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56137
Corinna Treitel. Eating Nature in Modern Germany: Food, Agriculture and Environment, c.1870 to 2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 404 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18802-0; $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63839-2.
Reviewed by Frank Uekoetter (University of Birmingham) Published on H-German (May, 2022) Commissioned by Jasper Heinzen (Department of History, University of York)